Do you want to take advantage of sunny days to discover a city with many cultural activities, without leaving France? It is possible! France has many lively places where cultural events follow one another.
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The city of Bordeaux attracts many visitors each year, and for good reason, it is full of activities to do alone or with others.
Stroll through the streets of the city, the neighborhoods and the city center of Bordeaux all have a different charm and atmosphere; let yourself be carried away by the bohemian atmosphere of the Chartrons district or venture into the Old Bordeaux to admire the unique monuments that are present. Awaken your palate by discovering the culinary specialties (cannelés, confit de vin, oysters from the Arcachon basin...) of the restaurants and bakeries.
Various museums are also present in the city, including the Cité du Vin, which retraces the history of wine and offers temporary exhibitions. Bordeaux's current events are punctuated by numerous events throughout the year; concerts, festivals, street fairs, etc. There is no time to get bored!
For a complete change of scenery, don't hesitate to get away from the city and explore the region. Visit one of the many vineyards to learn more about wine making and take advantage of the proximity of the ocean to stroll, lounge and sunbathe on one of the beaches near the city center (Arcachon, Le Porge, Le Cap Ferret).
To facilitate your travels, we offer comfortable hotels in the center of Bordeaux and the surrounding towns, which provide you with the necessary services so that your stay takes place in the best conditions: Bultex mattresses, free wifi, TV with flat screen, all-you-can-eat breakfast, rooms adapted for disabled persons, parking...
If you want to spend a few days in a dynamic city, Lyon might be the place for you!
Whether you come alone or accompanied, there is no shortage of activities; from strolls along the Rhone River, to museum visits, to strolls through historic neighborhoods, to excursions to bars and restaurants, the plethora of activities will delight many!
The trendy Confluence district is one of the city's must-sees. Recently renovated and offering shops, restaurants, leisure areas and a museum with bold architecture, it is well served by public transport (tramway, metro, bus and vaporetto) and is very popular with Lyon's youth.
The Cité Internationale district is not to be forgotten. The huge colored sculptures created by Xavier Veilhan brighten up this lively district which has a convention center, a casino, a museum of contemporary art and a hall hosting shows and concerts. The Parc de la Tête d'or, which occupies a large part of the district, will please families, who will appreciate the natural setting, the lake and the guided ride on the little train.
A cultural trip to Lyon cannot be done without a visit to its excellent museums: the miniature and cinema museum, the Fine Arts museum, the Confluences museum, the Lumière institute… Each gallery exhibits exceptional collections and works of art that it would be a shame to miss!
Take advantage of your stay in Lyon to eat delicious local dishes in typical restaurants: the famous "bouchons lyonnais" which will delight your taste buds with different dishes (quenelles, pâté en croûte, brioche sausage, praline pie...).
And every year, in December, the Festival of Lights (Fête des Lumières) takes place to the delight of young and old, charmed by the play of light that takes place.
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Lille, the capital of Flanders, overflows with things to see, discover and enjoy.
Various museums, such as the Palais des Beaux-Arts, display permanent and temporary exhibitions of sculptures, paintings, drawings and art objects. The Museum of Modern Art (LAM) invites its visitors to watch film screenings and participate in art initiation workshops.
Large-scale events are organized on a regular basis; the flea market (the largest in Europe), music or comedy festivals, concerts, plays... Enough to organize your days and evenings according to the cultural news.
Tempted by a visit of the historical monuments of the city? The Old Lille concentrates most of them, which can be seen near or even on the Grand Place: the Goddess column, the Grande Garde, the Vieille Bourse and the Cathedral of Notre Dame de la Treille.
For those who like to go for a walk, the Parc de la Citadelle, a huge green area where joggers, cyclists and walkers cross, offers a parenthesis of softness and calm in the heart of the city. The zoo of Lille, which is located in the park, will delight children who will be amazed by animals coming from all over the world.
Your stay in the region would not be complete without a visit to one of Lille's fine restaurants where welsh, maroilles and french fries, the regional specialties, are on the menu. So remember to book a table in a traditional restaurant to fully enjoy the Lille experience.
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